Thursday, March 19, 2020

Challenge the Stats Concert to Explore "Rhythm of the Roots" in Atlanta June 27, 2020

Challenge the Stats, founded by harpist Angelica Hairston, is postponing the Rhythm of the Roots Concert from March 21, 2020 to June 27, 2020 due to health and safety concerns. For more information, visit

This event will celebrate the African American and Latinx cultural legacy in classical music and discuss the path forward toward greater inclusion in the arts and in society at large. The concert features dance, spoken word, interactive conversation, and classical performance. The concert takes place at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta,1328 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309. 

Performers include harpist and CTS founder Angelica Hairston, Giwayan Mata African Drum Ensemble, CTS String Quartet, Spoken Word Artist Cleo Corinne of the Fulton County Remembrance Coalition, classical guitarist Ciyadh Wells, soprano Jouelle Roberson of the Atlanta Opera Studio. Pianist Brittney Boykin of Spelman and Agnes Scott Colleges and Georgia Tech, Flutist Tara Byrdsong and Clarinetist Francisco Vidales, alums of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Talent Development Program.

Free Admission and parking with RSVP to

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